On the occasion of Mother Teresa's birth anniversary, here are 15 inspiring quotes from her.

Mother Teresa's birth anniversary

Mother Teresa's birth anniversary

Mother Teresa, a Nobel Laureate, is noted for her commitment to helping the poorest of the poor. In the year 1950, she started 'The Missionaries of Charity,' a philanthropic organisation in Calcutta (now Kolkata). "its primary task was to love and care for those persons nobody was prepared to look after," according to the Nobel Prize website.

Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 26, 1910. When she was 18 years old, she left her home to join the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India. She was afterwards transported to India, where she made her first vows as a nun on May 24, 1931.The world is commemorating her 111th birthday this year. In this post, we've gathered some of Mother Teresa's most inspiring quotes.

15 Inspiring Quote by Mother Teresa

  1. “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

  2. “Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

  3. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”

  4. “The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.”

  5. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”

  6. “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: Kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”

  7. “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”

  8. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

  9. “The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

  10. “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”

  11. “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.

  12. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

  13. “A life not lived for others is not a life.”

  14. “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

  15. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”


Source- THE QUINT

 

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